Chapter 3: Age Of Exploration

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Xavier Baker Chapter 3-Age of Exploration Section 1 Assessment 1.Dutch East India Company was formed to establish and direct trade throughout Asia. -Treaty of Tordesillas was a treaty signed by Spain and Portugal -Vasco De Gama was a Portuguese Explorer who explored the east African coast. -Prince Henry was the son of Portugal’s king. -Bartolomeu Dias was an early Portuguese explorer. 2.Europeans seek new trade routes is the most significant because it opened up new trading opportunities. 3. The Renaissance encouraged, among other things, a new spirit of adventure and curiosity. 4.Prince Henry’s goal was to reach the source of the treasures in the East and to spread the Christian faith. Vasco de Gama accomplished his goal.…show more content…
7. The motives behind European exploration were to find large supplies of gold, silver, and jewels. 8.Europeans owed some of their sailing technology to people because we invented navigation. Section 2 Assesment 1.Kangxi was the first Emperor and ruled for 60 years. -Qing Dynasty was a Chinese name for dynasty that ruled for 260 years. -Manchus were the people of the region. -Zheng He was a Chinese Muslim admiral. -Yonglo was Hongwu’s son. -Hongwu commanded the rebel army that drove the Mongols out of China. -Ming Dynasty was the dominant power in Asia. 2.Hongwu was the most powerful leader he devised a plan to get the Mongols out of China. 3.Beihing became the capital when Manchus invaded China and the Ming Dynasty collapsed. 4.China withdrew into isolation in 1433, which caused them to lose interest in contacts. 5.Christians brought European missionaries to China. 6.No, I don’t think he should have kowtowed to Emperor Qian-long because he was a better emperor. 7.Manchus invaded China, which made the Ming Dynasty collapse. 8. Qing Dynasty expanded China’s borders to include Taiwan, Magnolia, and Tibet. Section 3

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